Historical Research

Since 1923, Historical Research has been a leading British historical journal. Historical Research publishes the work of established historians as well as assisting new researchers with their first articles. Its articles cover a wide geographical and temporal span, from the early middle ages to the twentieth century. It encourages the submission of articles from a broad variety of approaches, including social, political, urban, intellectual and cultural history.

Quarterly: February, May, August, November.

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Latest articles

Telling a tale with the names changed: contemporary comparisons of the Rye House Plot to the 1696 Assassination Plot
Beth Branscome, ONLINE EARLY

Volume 91 (251)

‘Round-head Knaves’: the Ballad of Wrexham and the subversive political culture of Interregnum north-east Wales
Sarah Ward Clavier, vol. 91 (251): 0-0
Counties without borders? Religious politics, kinship networks and the formation of Catholic communities
James E. Kelly, vol. 91 (251): 0-0
The American Association for the Advancement of Science committee on evolution and the Scopes trial: race, eugenics and public science in the U.S.A.
Alexander Pavuk, vol. 91 (251): 0-0
The Cheshire Magna Carta: distinctive or derivative?
Graeme J. White, vol. 91 (251): 0-0
The Socialist International and Italian social democracy (1948–50): cultural differences and the ‘internationalisation of domestic quarrels’
Ettore Costa, vol. 91 (251): 0-0
Troubling agency: agency and charity in early nineteenth-century London
Megan Clare Webber, vol. 91 (251): 0-0

Volume 90 (250)

Simon de Montfort's sheriffs, 1264–5
Richard Cassidy, vol. 90 (250): 0-0
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vol. 90 (250): 663-663
Miscellanies, Christian reform and early medieval encyclopaedism: a reconsideration of the pre-bestiary Latin Physiologus manuscripts
Anna Dorofeeva, vol. 90 (250): 665-682
Wales in late medieval and early modern English histories: neglect, rediscovery, and their implications
Tim Thornton, vol. 90 (250): 683-703
‘Reformation’ or ‘ruin’? The impeachment of the duke of Buckingham and early Stuart politics
David Coast, vol. 90 (250): 704-725
The English Revolution as a civil war
John Morrill, vol. 90 (250): 726-741
Royal office and private ventures: the fortunes of a Maltese nobleman in Sicily, 1725–50
Anton Caruana Galizia, vol. 90 (250): 742-763
Peering into the future: British Conservative leaders and the problem of national renewal, 1942–5
Robert Crowcroft, vol. 90 (250): 788-809
Seven rediscovered letters of Princess Elizabeth Tudor
Alan Bryson, Mel Evans, vol. 90 (250): 829-858

Volume 90 (249)

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vol. 90 (249): 267-267
Getting out of jail: suicide, escape and release in late medieval and Renaissance Bologna
Trevor Dean, vol. 90 (249): 449-464
Whose city? Civic government and episcopal power in early modern Salisbury, c.1590–1640
Catherine Patterson, vol. 90 (249): 486-505
‘I was no “master of this work” but a servant to it’? William Laud, Charles I and the making of Scottish ecclesiastical policy, 1634–6
Leonie James, vol. 90 (249): 506-525